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Lead Mobilizer Jobs, Social Work Jobs, KEMRI Jobs

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate mobilization activities in allocated region.
  • Mobilize and successful refer clients for VMMC services.
  • Ensure supply and dissemination of VMMC education material.
  • Ensure client referral linkages are working.
  • Identify other mobilization strategies that are innovative.
  • Liaise with CHVS in implementation of community strategy.
  • Participate in review meetings with service provision teams and the CHAs.
  • Performs any other related duty as may be assigned by the supervisor depending on needs assessment

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Community health, Social Sciences, Social work, Sociology, or other related fields
  • Additional Certificates in community-based activities
  • Experience in working in VMMC or HIV clinics and programs
  • Good knowledge and understanding of VMMC priority areas and scope of operations

Required Experience

  • More than three (3) years qualitative and quantitative research experience in community mobilization.
  • Knowledge of HIV prevention and care services and family planning services
  • Good Clinical Practice training/Human Subjects Protection training is an added advantage

Other Required Skills

  • Good geographical understanding of Kisumu county
  • Knowledge of HIV prevention and care services including VMMC and HTS
  • Previous experience community-based activities and programs Residents and those staying within the said sub counties will have added advantage
  • Commitment to integrity and high-quality performance
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Keen and attentive to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions and procedures
  • Articulate in both verbal and written communication in English and Swahili
  • Ability to speak in Dholuo is an added advantage.

Desirable Qualities

  • Commitment to integrity and high quality performance
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Keen and attentive to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions and procedures
  • Articulate in both verbal and written communication in English and Swahili
  • Counseling skills
  • Computer literacy

How To Apply

All applications to be done through our website https://faces.ucsf.edu/ by 11th October 2019 latest at 5pm.

Applicants should attach the following:

  • A cover letter stating current position (if applicable); and date available to start working for the program
  • A current CV including email and mobile phone contact information,
  • Name and phone number for two professional referees,
  • Two letters of recommendation and certificates,
  • A copy of Identity card

Other Required documents to attach for KMR 6 and above

  • A copy of Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) clearance Certificate
  • A copy of Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Tax clearance certificate
  • A copy of clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) clearance Certificate
  • A copy of Certificate of Good Conduct

KEMRI or any of its programs, Studies or Projects does not solicit for Money or any form of reward for a Job applicant to be considered for employment. Any such requests should be immediately reported to the HR department. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED TO DIVERSITY; PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.